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Comic book legend and Marvel Chairman Emeritus, Stan Lee.

White Castle Honors Marvel’s Stan Lee

Hundreds of Stan Lee fans attend special ceremony coinciding with opening of Excelsior Collectibles White Castle welcomed comic book legend and former Bronxite Stan Lee into the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame. A big fan of White Castle since his […]

by · April 23, 2017 · Bronx Personalities, News
CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood

CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood

CVS Closes After Two Decades in Norwood by David Greene Residents of Norwood are asking themselves why a successful chain store has closed after nearly two decades. On March 18, customers were informed that the giant CVS store located at […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Local News, News
Mayor Bill de Blasio, Health Commissioner Mary Bassett and City Council Members announce sweeping legislation to curb smoking and tobacco usage. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office

New Efforts At Reducing Cigarette Smoking

  On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced a series of legislative proposals aimed at reducing the number of smokers in New York City by 160,000 over the next three years. De Blasio said, “big tobacco is public enemy […]

Police investigate the latest grand larceny of a cell phone store on Morris Park Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Bandits Hit Cell Phone Stores in Morris Park and Norwood

Bandits Hit Cell Phone Stores in Morris Park, Norwood by David Greene Two men are in police custody and investigators continue to hunt for at least five others after two recent and unrelated thefts of cell phone stores in Morris […]

by · April 19, 2017 · Crime, News
Norwood Man Gives Up on American Dream Due to Immigration Nightmare

Norwood Man Gives Up on American Dream Due to Immigration Nightmare

Norwood Man Gives Up on American Dream Due to Immigration Nightmare by David Greene Days before President Donald Trump would sign a second Executive Order on immigration, a longtime Norwood resident who has battled deportation proceedings for the last two-years, […]

by · April 18, 2017 · Immigration Issues, Local News, News
Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Bronx House

Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Bronx House

Lieutenant Governor Hochul Visits Bronx House by David Greene On Thursday, April 13 Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul joined Senator Jeff Klein and Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj as they paid a visit to visit to members of Bronx House, located at 990 […]

by · April 18, 2017 · Local News, News
BLACK, LATINO, AND ASIAN CAUCUS DECRIES TREATMENT OF ASIAN-AMERICAN UNITED AIRLINES PASSENGER

BLACK, LATINO, AND ASIAN CAUCUS DECRIES TREATMENT OF ASIAN-AMERICAN UNITED AIRLINES PASSENGER

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria

Chairman Crowley Statement on U.S. Airstrikes in Syria (Queens, NY) – House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) issued the following statement on the U.S. airstrikes in Syria: “The recent chemical weapons attack against the Syrian people is an affront […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers

Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers

Job fair organized by Sepulveda draws more than a thousand job seekers The lines were long and hopes high at a local job fair organized by Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda that recently drew up to 1,200 job seekers and 72 potential […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Budget Deal Reached, Assembly Passes Education, Direct Care, Spending Plan

Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie announced that the Assembly fulfilled its pledge to raise the age of adult criminal responsibility in New York State. New York will finally join 48 other states in our nation. “We are confident that this […]

by · April 8, 2017 · News
A Williamsbridge resident wakes up to a massive crime scene along East 214 Street after a young woman was found shot to death. Photo by David Greene

Killing Spike Arrives Early, 3 Shot Dead in Bloody Week in Norwood, Morisania and Williamsbridge

Killing Spike Arrives Early, 3 Shot Dead in Bloody Week in Norwood, Morisania and Williamsbridge by David Greene Traditionally police see an uptick in the murder rate as the warm weather arrives in late May, but this year the rash […]

by · April 4, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
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Aspiring Model Shot Dead in Forest Houses

by David Greene An aspiring model was shot dead after a dispute inside the stairwell at the Forest Houses in the Morrisania section of the borough. Police say Aaliyah Alder, 21, of Mott Haven, was discovered by officers on the […]

by · March 31, 2017 · Crime, News
Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor de Blasio Appoints Two to Rent Guidelines Board

Mayor Bill de Blasio today announced two new appointments to the Rent Guidelines Board: David Reiss, a Brooklyn Law School professor specialized in property law, and Hilary Botein, a professor at Baruch College’s Marxe School of Public and International Affairs. […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Housing, News
The President-elect shares an update on the Presidential Transition.

BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump travel ban

Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump’s so-called travel ban NBC News is reporting that U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson agreed to turn his original temporary restraining order blocking Trump’s revised executive order on immigration into a longer lasting […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Breaking News
Police: Shootout, Crash Leaves Two Injured

Police: Shootout, Crash Leaves Two Injured

SHOOTOUT, CRASH LEAVES TWO INJURED… Police continue to investigate the shooting that sent bullets flying across Webster Avenue on Sunday, March 26. Officers from the 52nd Precinct were called to the corner of East 198 Street and Webster Avenue at […]

by · March 28, 2017 · Crime, News